Self Portrait with Mask

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I finished my self portrait today, wearing a mask from the Halloween box (almost time to break those decorations out for real!) It’s an oil painting on wood panel, 9’x12′. Still using Liquin instead of Galkyd, and I really miss the Galkyd! My Liquin is almost gone, though, and I ordered a big bottle of Galkyd, so that should improve future paintings.

Here’s the grisaille underpainting:

selfportrait bw

And the finished painting:

selfportrait color

Palette: ivory black, titanium white, yellow ochre, cadmium yellow light, cadmium red pale, alizarin crimson, ultramarine blue, sap green, and raw umber.

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